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[movies]Southern Highlanders - Transfilm Productions
Residents of the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee and their culture.
Keywords: Appalachia
Downloads: 6,561 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[audio]awakeawake - alyce ornella
section of an appalachian ballad (unaccompanied)
Keywords: ballad appalachia
Downloads: 124
[movies]Five Conversations About Violence - Appalshop
Show explores violence from various perspectives. Interviewees include Lee Howard, descendent of James B. Howard, a participant in the Baker-Howard feud in Clay County, who discusses violence in the context of feuding families. Kindergarten teacher Will Rosenfeld discusses the impact of violent television shows on children in his classroom at Norton Elementary School in Norton, Virginia. Ben B. Taylor, sherrif of Letcher County, talks about his attempts to control drugs and associated violence...
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; violence; crime
Downloads: 70
[audio]IUMA: Voices Of Appalachia
The Voices of Appalachia is the nationally known choir of Alice Lloyd College in Pippa Passes, Kentucky. The choir was formed in 1962 by Abner Grender, who came to Pippa Passes from St. Olaf College in Minnesota. The Voices tour nationally each spring, performing hymns and ballads of the southern Appalachian highlands. On "Songs from the Mountains," the Choirís first release, the Voices sing both a capella and with piano accompaniment...
Keywords: Voices Of Appalachia
Downloads: 85
[movies]Camp 18 - Appalshop
One of several Headwaters shows about violence. This show features Virginia Department of Corrections, Camp 18 and includes interviews with the prison counselor, area supervisor of prison labor for the Virginia Department of Highways, and inmates. The show integrates footage from 1977 shot for Mountain Community Television at the same prison. Topics include rehabilitation, forced labor and discipline.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; prison system
Downloads: 60
[movies]Local Poets - Appalshop
Members of the Letcher County chapter of the Kentucky Poetry Society take turns reading their poems. Footage is intercut with images of quilts created by and photographs of the local terrain and coal miners.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; poetry
Downloads: 16
[movies]Headwaters Season Two previews - Appalshop
Michael Stamper (aka musician Nick Stump) previews the second season of the Headwaters television show with clips from upcoming episodes. Topics include Roadside Theater, the Payroll Boys, Rye Straw, Sacred Melodies, Earl Gilmore and a show about Vietnam veterans.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Headwaters
Downloads: 25
[movies]Appalachia Motel - Appalshop
Bluegrass band plays for a crowd at Appalachia Motel in Hyden, Kentucky. Billed as "A Night to Remember: An Evening of Musical Moonshining at the Appalachia Motel." Musicians include Wayne Bishop, Robbie Horton, Joey Lewis, Paul Wooten. 1983.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; bluegrass music
Downloads: 108
[audio]i wish my baby was born
traditional ballad, appalachian region usa.
Keywords: ballad; appalachia; traditional music
Downloads: 545
[movies]History of Appalachia slide show - Appalshop
A slide/tape program developed as part of research for an Appalshop film series. Includes archival photographs and a range of regional music.
Keywords: Appalshop; history of Appalachia
Downloads: 90
[movies]Dance Residency - Appalshop
According to the narrator of the show, this episode of Headwaters documents the first dance residency in the state of Kentucky. Sponsored by the Letcher County Arts Council and the Kentucky Arts Council, the residency funded dance teacher Mary Bruce Blackburn to conduct classes at schools and other venues in the area. Footage includes description of the program by Letcher County Arts Council president Josephine Richardson and interviews with school administrators, parents and students and Blackb...
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; arts education
Downloads: 54
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1981) - Pikeville College; Susan Allen and Judy Stewardson, Co-Editors
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 170
[movies]Lee Sexton - Appalshop
Portrait of a banjo player from Letcher County who specializes in two-finger picking and 'drop-thumb' (clawhammer) playing, both traditional styles of eastern Kentucky.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Lee Sexton
Downloads: 118
[movies]Thelma Stovall - Appalshop
Visit at a quilting bee with first female Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky Thelma Stovall. Quilt commissioned by Kentucky Commission on Women as a tribute to Stovall. Stovall talks about creation of KCW, and the women describe what each quilt panel represents re: Stovall’s career. Interview with Stovall on her political career; how she first got recruited to run for state legislature; labor and party politics; talks about John Y...
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Thelma Stovall
Downloads: 36
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1980) - Pikeville College; Lisa Billiter, Editor
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 100
[movies]Sonya Yancy - Appalshop
Jack Wright intro; Studio interview with Sonja Yancey; talks about influence of old regular baptist church on her songs, her career, meeting Jerry Reed; sings “Soup Bean Winter”, “Seabird in Flight,” “Blessed Traveler,” others.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Sonya Yancy
Downloads: 142
[audio]Pete Seeger PSA - Michael W. Amdor
Public Service Announcement by Pete Seeger
Keywords: Pete Seeger; PSA; Appalachia
Downloads: 55
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1974) - Pikeville College; George W. Greene, Editor-in-Chief
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 149
[movies]The Senior Majority - Appalshop
Videotape of comments compiled for the Whitehouse Conference on Aging. Senior citizens share their thoughts on Ronald Reagan’s budget cutting initiatives. Topics include the assistance provided by programs like Meals on Wheels, Social Security, Medicare and fuel assistance programs.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; senior citizens
Downloads: 29
[movies]Mountain Blues - Appalshop
Profiles of various mountain blues performers from Virginia and Kentucky. Roy Webb, Foddrell Brothers
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; blues music
Downloads: 201
[movies]Tribute to Dock Boggs - Appalshop
Tribute to singer/banjo player Dock Boggs. Mike Seeger, Bruce and John Hunsucker, Beth Roberts, Louise McPheron and Jack Wright, tell stories about Boggs and sing his songs. Includes what appear to be home movies of Boggs and his family.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Dock Boggs
Downloads: 451
[movies]Gurney Norman - Appalshop
Kentucky writer, professor and poet laureate talks about how he started writing, being a college professor at the University of Kentucky, and the importance of the Kentucky River Valley in his work and his understanding of life. He reads his story “Sunday.” He talks about his opposition to strip mining and critiques the environmental movement’s inability to acknowledge the need for replacement of jobs in environment-damaging industries...
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Gurney Norman
Downloads: 95
[movies]Mother Goose - Appalshop
The first ten minutes of this show feature the Mother Goose House in Hazard, Kentucky. Designed and built by George Stacy, the house features egg shaped windows and was constructed to scale from the model of a goose carcass. George Stacy’s wife Ollie describes the design and construction of the house. The remainder of the show features a slide show of images of Appalachia collected by Appalshop film makers during their research for various films.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; architecture
Downloads: 76
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1996) - Pikeville College; Christy Thompson, Editor
Front cover: "Pikeville College Highlander 1996 : Once upon a timeナ" -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 190
[texts]The Patriot Vol. I #1 - Patriot Party
Magazine of the Patriot Party, which was like the Appalachian, poor white equivalent of the Black Panthers
Keywords: socialism; New Left; Appalachia
Downloads: 278
[movies]Tribute to Roscoe Holcomb - Appalshop
Show broadcast after the death of Roscoe Holcomb, the renowned Appalachian banjoist and singer from Daisy, Kentucky. Includes clips from John Cohen's "The High Lonesome Sound", original footage of Mike Seeger playing for Roscoe Holcomb and friends at the Hazard Nursing Home in 1981, and clips from "Homemade American Music" by Carrie & Yasha Aginsky (complete film at http://www.folkstreams.net/film,153)
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Roscoe Holcomb
Downloads: 180
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1965) - Pikeville College; Janet LeMaster and Jimmie Steele, Co-Editors
The dedication of Spilman Apartments (page 96). -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 270
[movies]Cratis Williams - Appalshop
Interview with Dr. Cratis Williams of Appalachian State University; Williams discusses early history of the Appalachian mountains, the Scots-Irish settler origins, speaks at length about Appalachian linguistics/dialect. Discusses ballad tradition, sings some ballads.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Cratis Williams
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[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1971) - Pikeville College
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 355
[movies]Archie Green - Appalshop
Jack Wright interviews folklorist Archie Green who about how he became involved in blue collar culture, trade unions, his involvement in establishing American Folklife Center and belief in importance of fok culture, Merle Travis, the treatment of mountain people by record companies and women performers (mentions Reece, Sarah Ogan Gunning, Phyllis Boyens) and black women in the deep south (Trixie Smith)...
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Archie Green
Downloads: 35
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1966) - Pikeville College; Jim Steele, Editor, and Edith Jones and Shelby Stanley, Assistant Editors
Rediford Damron becomes the Acting President (page 21). -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 151
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1969) - Pikeville College; G. Elaine Battistello, Editor
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 131
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1985) - Pikeville College; Baretta Casey, Editor
Coverage of President Jackson O. Hall leaving the school (pages 66-67). -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 164
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1988) - Pikeville College
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 125
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1961) - Pikeville College
Groundbreaking photos for Record Memorial (page 15). -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 91
[movies]Stir-Off at Bold Camp - Appalshop
Bascom McCoy and his family and friends make molasses on the McCoy property at Bold Camp, Virginia. They cut cane, run it through a homemade press and heat and jar the molasses. Participants reminisce about their experiences at past stir-offs.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; sorghum making
Downloads: 323
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1983) - Pikeville College; Sheryl Cable, Editor
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 130
[movies]Children Must Learn, The - Educational Film Institute of New York University and Documentary Film Productions, Inc.
Educating the children of Appalachia. Director: Willard Van Dyke. Script: Spencer Pollard. Photography: Bob Churchill. Narration: Myron McCormick. Editor: Irving Lerner. Music: Fred Stewart.
Keywords: Education; Appalachia; Rural America
Downloads: 26,816 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(18 reviews)
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1990) - Pikeville College
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 69
[movies]Headwaters outtakes: Mike Seeger Part 1 - Appalshop
Raw footage from taping of Mike Seeger performing in 1981 at a nursing home in Hazard, KY. Roscoe Holcomb is among the senior residents at the performance. In 2009 Mike Seeger was awarded an NEA National Heritage Fellowship, the nation's highest recognition of artistic achievement in folk and traditional arts.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Mike Seeger
Downloads: 288
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1964) - Pikeville College; Nelson Maynard, Editor-in-Chief
The B.H. Jarman Inauguration (page 97), Spilman plans and construction (page 8), and Marvin Student Center opening information and photos (pages 4-5). -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 150
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1986) - Pikeville College; Dianne Abshire and Sandy Coleman, Editors
William Owens appointed the interim President (page 2). -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 85
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1994) - Pikeville College; Melissa Trader, Editor
Front cover: "Highlander '94 : We're a Different World" -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 151
[movies]Headwaters outtakes: Mike Seeger Part 2 - Appalshop
Raw footage from taping of Mike Seeger performing in 1981 at a nursing home in Hazard, KY. Roscoe Holcomb is among the senior residents at the performance. In 2009 Mike Seeger was awarded an NEA National Heritage Fellowship, the nation's highest recognition of artistic achievement in folk and traditional arts.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Mike Seeger
Downloads: 115
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1982) - Pikeville College; Brenda Hamilton and Jerri Ward, Co-Editors
The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955. The yearbook name was changed from "The Record" to "The Highlander" when the school moved from College Street to new facilities on Sy...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 151
[movies]Pregnant but Equal - Women's Film Project of Cincinnati; Appalshop
Headwaters airs a video made by the Women’s Film Project. The video examines the problems with enforcement of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act through interviews with doctors, lawyers, workers and union officials. It explains a woman's rights and documents how women workers can gain these rights by highlighting the story of one group of factory workers and their fight for maternity benefits. At the end of the program women from Appalachia discuss their experiences being pregnant working women...
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Reproductive health
Downloads: 186
[movies]Lettie Morgan - Appalshop
Interview with a resident of a nursing home in Hazard, Kentucky. Subjects include growing up in Colson, KY, life in the nursing home, health issues of the elderly. Includes footage of a Christmas party held for the nursing home residents.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; nursing homes
Downloads: 38
[movies]Eastern Kentucky Social Club Reunion - University of Kentucky and Appalshop
Documentation of a 1981 annual gathering of African-Americans who trace their families to the Appalachian region and coal mining communities. Includes a brief history of blacks in the mountains and community life in the coal camps. The gathering takes place in Cleveland, OH. Produced by Appalshop with Dr. Bill Turner of the Appalachian Center at the University of Kentucky. Final five minutes is a preview of upcoming Headwaters programs presented by producer Jeff Kiser.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; African Americans
Downloads: 303
[texts]Highlander, The (Volume 1977) - Pikeville College; Shelia Stiltner, Editor and Lisa Billiter, Assistant Editor
Photos of the April 4-5, 1977 Flood (pages 94-103). -- The Pikeville Collegiate Institute was established in 1889 by the Presbyterian Church. It later became a junior college, and eventually a four-year undergraduate institution. The school also has the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, which opened in 1997. This was the yearbook for Pikeville College, which also included the Academy until its closing in 1955...
Keywords: Yearbooks; Pikeville College; Appalachia
Downloads: 148
[movies]The War Within: Appalachian Veterans of Vietnam - Appalshop
Documentary on psychological problems experienced by combat veterans of Vietnam.
Keywords: Appalshop; Appalachia; Vietnam veterans
Downloads: 116
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